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The Resource The cat's table, Michael Ondaatje

The cat's table, Michael Ondaatje

Label
The cat's table
Title
The cat's table
Statement of responsibility
Michael Ondaatje
Title variation
cats table
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Language
eng
Summary
An 11 year old boy boards a ship for England in the 1950s, and during the sea voyage has magical adventures with the other boys at the "Cat's Table," the table farthest from the captain where all the insignificant people sit
Summary
In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy in Colombo boards a ship bound for England. Looking back from adulthood, the narrator relates a tale about the magical, often forbidden, discoveries of childhood and a lifelong journey that begins unexpectedly with a sea voyage.
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10004059
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The cat's table, Michael Ondaatje
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9780307700117
Lccn
2011020820
System control number
(OCoLC)697261660
Label
The cat's table, Michael Ondaatje
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9780307700117
Lccn
2011020820
System control number
(OCoLC)697261660

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